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April 9, 2019

Shorties (True Crime Books for Music Lovers, Musicians on the 35th Anniversary of R.E.M.'s Reckoning Album, and more)


The Ringer gathered musicians to discuss every track on R.E.M.'s Reckoning album, which turns 35 this year.

Rolling Stone recommended true crime books for music lovers.

April's best eBook deals.

eBooks on sale for $1.99 today:

If This Isn't Nice, What Is? by Kurt Vonnegut
Number9Dream by David Mitchell
You Think It, I'll Say It by Curtis Sittenfeld

eBook on sale for $2.99 today:

Fosse by Sam Wasson

Georgia Anne Muldrow played a Tiny Desk Concert.

LIfehacker interviewed cartoonist Lucy Knisely.

Stream a new Courtney Barnett song.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed poet Dena Rash Guzman.

Stream two new PJ Harvey songs.

Mira Jacob discussed her graphic novel Good Talk with Shondaland.

Stream a new Jeff Tweedy song.

The Cut interviewed authors Robert Christgau and Carola Dibbell.

The duo Trummors shared four cover songs at Aquarium Drunkard.

NME listed ways Stephen King has influenced the music world.

Stream a new song by King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard.

NYCTaper shared a recent live performance by Avey Tare.

Stream a new Clinic song.

Susan Orlean discussed her book, The Library Book, with Electric Literature.

Paste profiled the band Duster.

CrimeReads recommended true crime books written experimentally.

Wicked Local Stoneham interviewed author and musician Ryan Walsh.

Singer-songwriter/producer John Vanderslice shared productivity tips at The Talkhouse.

Stream a new song by Sinkane.

J Mascis covered Tom Petty's "Don’t Do Me Like That."

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previous Shorties posts (daily news and links from the worlds of music, books, and pop culture)

Atomic Books Comics Preview (the week's best new comics and graphic novels)
Book Notes (authors create playlists for their book)
Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week (recommended new books, magazines, and comics)
musician/author interviews
Note Books (musicians discuss literature)
Short Cuts (writers pair a song with their short story or essay)
weekly music release lists

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